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2015 – Heavy rains cause 48 deaths. About 70,000 lose their homes.

2008 – Taiwan reported that Malawi has cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favour of relations with China, which has been using its rising political and economic clout to reduce the number of countries who recognize the island. Chinese state media said Beijing and Malawi had established diplomatic relations late last month.

2015 – 63 people are killed and 70,000 are left homeless after floods devastate Mozambique and Malawi


2005  – A strike brought the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo to a standstill as public transport shut down and businesses remained closed in protest at the possible postponement of elections


1995 –  10,000 South Africans attend the state funeral of Joe Slovo

1949 –  Black and Indian race rebellion in Durban, South Africa; 142 die


1501 – Martin Luther enters the University of Effort, aged 17

2001 – Jennifer Lopez scored her first UK No.1 Single with Love Don’t Cost A Thing

2019 – US President Donald Trump denies he is a Russian agent after NY Times article states the FBI started an investigation and the Washington Post raised issues over a meeting with Russian president


1989 – 29-years-old Marie Clude Adam gives birth to sextuplets by Caesarean section in Port Royale

1973 –  Rod Myers, American baseball outfield born in Conroe


1983 – Saad Tedjar

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